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5
Aug
2020
Former Girl Scout Accuses Troop Leader’s Husband Of Sexual Abuse

NEW YORK (AP) — As a Girl Scout growing up in upstate New York, Alice Weiss-Russell says she lived with a dark secret: The husband of her troop leader was sexually abusing her in the bathroom of a church basement where scout meetings were held in the 1980s.

Weiss-Russell has detailed her alleged ordeal in a new lawsuit filed against Girl Scouts of the USA, part of a flurry of child sex-abuse cases in New York using a “look back window” for making civil claims against abusers.https://www.huffpost.com/entry/girl-scout-sex-abuse-claim_n_5f2b2308c5b6b9cff7ec7ad9